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Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


The CLINIC RN will:
Provide nursing care for the adult otolaryngology patient population through use of procedures and protocols.
Assist/Support faculty in the procedure/treatment room with minor and complex procedures.
Provide telephone triage and advice and provide patient education for acute and chronic otolaryngology conditions including pre and post op care, direct clinical care, and nursing documentation using the Epic system.
Provide pre-operative teaching, counseling, and obtain informed consent for a variety of Otolaryngology surgical procedures.
Have knowledge and coordination of internal and external resources for patient care.
Assist in maintaining patient flow in clinic and support assistive staff as needed.
Participate in Adult Otolaryngology clinic team meetings to continually improve clinic processes.
Work with providers and other disciplines to carry out clinical standards of care in the Department of Otolaryngology and provide continuity of care.
Incorporate service excellence which supports the mission and philosophy of the organization.
Participate and assist with ongoing research.
Assist in the development and implementation of competencies, protocols, and patient education tools to improve patient care.
Practice quality improvement utilizing LEAN concepts in daily work.
Maintain knowledge of nursing practice by utilizing current nursing and healthcare literature for information and problem solving.
Be willing to travel to other otolaryngology clinics with the expansion of the department.


Nursing Specific Info

Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework LEVEL C.
Actual Nursing Framework LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire.
Nursing Framework levels range from Level A to Level F.

Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position. 
Posting may be filled after the initial 5-day posting period. 
Applicants who have left the UMPNC bargaining unit must include on their resume dates of past employment including months and years of service along with effort. 
Positions less than 20 hours/week may be combined. 

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.


Required Qualifications*

  • Current license to practice Nursing in the State of Michigan
  • Minimum of four (4) years RN experience, with adult surgical patient population

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants): 
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

Desired Qualifications*

  • BSN
  • Two years of recent, within the last four (4) years RN experience with the surgical OTO population
  • Procedural or surgical experience
  • Recent ambulatory care experience inclusive of tele-health experience (within last two years).
  • Demonstrated skills in providing education
  • Participation in quality improvement or LEAN initiatives
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication skills; both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated excellence in critical thinking skills and problem solving skills in daily practice: assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of care.
  • Demonstrated customer service and conflict management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish collaborative practice with multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently.
  • Demonstrated skills to organize and manage multiple interventions simultaneously understanding acuity and urgency in prioritizing duties.
  • Demonstrated flexibility in accepting changing clinical assignments on short notice.
  • Proficiency in computer and keyboarding skills, using an electronic medical record, and Microsoft Office and calendaring experience.

Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hours per week
Days/ Shift:  Monday-Friday; variable days with potential for Saturdays; variable hours depending on clinic needs
Location: Primary location- Taubman Center. Potential to travel to offsite clinics to provide nursing support related to the growth of the Otolaryngology department.  Work location may be variable.  Support of adult otolaryngology in-basket pools as assigned.
* Note: All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U-M Professional Nurse Council union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Decision Making Process

Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Nursing, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.   

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.